The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 117 97 77
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 31 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 1.08% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 5.26% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 19
Median daily rate £233 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £150 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £365 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £175 £190
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -4.64%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
508 589 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.34% 20.60% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 294 280
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 41
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £36.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -18 5 - -
Bracknell -6 3 - - 2
Maidenhead +4 1 £140 -
Wokingham - 1 £325 -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
3 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
5 13 (38.24%) MS Office
5 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (32.35%) ITIL
8 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
10 8 (23.53%) VMware
11 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
11 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (17.65%) DNS
12 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
12 6 (17.65%) Citrix
13 5 (14.71%) DHCP
13 5 (14.71%) Clustering
13 5 (14.71%) Live Communications Server
13 5 (14.71%) High Availability
13 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
14 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
14 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
14 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
14 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
14 4 (11.76%) Wireless

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (14.71%) Live Communications Server
5 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Office
2 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) Wireless
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (5.88%) IPX
5 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.94%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MS Access
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JUnit
1 1 (2.94%) Maven
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Billing
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Service Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Messaging Support
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Deskside Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) Java EE
1 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.71%) Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
6 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
6 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.82%) Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.88%) NetWare
8 2 (5.88%) Unix
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.94%) AIX
9 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) High Availability
3 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Release Management
5 2 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) OO
6 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.94%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) CCA
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
1 3 (8.82%) Netcool
1 3 (8.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (8.82%) Unicenter
1 3 (8.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (5.88%) EdgeSight
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) AppSense
5 3 (8.82%) EMC
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Meridio
5 3 (8.82%) Veritas
6 2 (5.88%) Google
6 2 (5.88%) Lotus
6 2 (5.88%) Novell
6 2 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) Aruba
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) Sage
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) Sophos
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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